pepper with

pepper someone or something with something

to shower someone or something with something, such as stones, bullets, etc. The angry crowd peppered the police with stones. The sheriff's posse peppered the bandit's hideout with bullets.
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pepper with

v.
1. To intersperse something with something else, especially to make it more exciting, interesting, or colorful: She peppers her stories with interesting details. Our vacation consisted of long days at the beach peppered with exciting trips to the city.
2. To sprinkle liberally with something; dot with something: The kids have peppered the backyard with lost marbles.
3. To be sparsely distributed across something; dot something. Used in the passive: The green plain was peppered with small yellow shrubs.
4. To attack someone or something with or as if with small missiles: The attackers peppered the castle wall with a hail of bullets.
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References in classic literature ?
Pepper with such fierceness that both ladies looked up at him.
Stuffed pepper with watercress pesto (2) INGREDIENTS: To make the stuffed pepper: 1 yellow pepper, cut in half, seeds and stalk removed; 1tbsp olive oil; 55g/2oz cherry tomatoes, cut in half; 55g/2oz feta cheese, crumbled; salt and freshly ground black pepper.
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